DIY Wedding Cakes & Cookie Favours That Can Look Amazing
1.Match your wedding dress to your wedding cake with Squires Kitchen Instant Mix Flexi-Ice – a flexible, multi-purpose icing with a delicate natural vanilla flavour. This mix allows you to create fine, edible lace in sugar and can also be piped, stencilled, coloured and used to make edible confetti. Why not carry on the theme with matching mini cakes or cupcakes for wedding favours? You can leave the icing white or colour it any shade with Squires Kitchen’s wide range of liquid, paste and dust food colours.
Squires Kitchen Instant Mix Flexi-Ice is available from www.squires-shop.com and from good cake decorating suppliers nationwide. RRP £8.99 for 500g.
2. Roses are always a favourite wedding flower and its easy to see why. If you’ve chosen this classic for your bouquet, why not feature it on your cake and favours too? The new Single Stem Rose Art-Ice stencil from the Squires Kitchen makes it easy to create romantic cakes and cookies – simply hold the stencil in position then spread, sprinkle or sponge your chosen medium over the stencil to transfer the design. You can use these stencils with royal icing, melted chocolate, icing sugar and much more – you can even emboss a pattern into a sugarpaste covering for a simple relief effect. Beautiful!
SK Single Stem Rose Art-Ice stencil RRP £2.95 available from www.squires-shop.com and good cake decorating suppliers nationwide.
3. Create pretty, on-trend pleated cake decorations for cake tops, cupcakes, cookies and more with this clever Iris Heart mould from Squires Kitchen. We think cute, heart shaped cookies would make perfect wedding favours and you could even use melted chocolate in the mould to make lollipops for your guests to take home with them. These detailed moulds are so easy to use – simply press or pour your chosen medium into the mould then turn it out to reveal a ready-to-use decoration.
SK Designer Great Impressions Moulds with Sarah Joyce RRP £5.65 available from www.squires-shop.com and good cake decorating suppliers nationwide.